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Leonard
R
Long
,
MA
Electronics Engineer
Location: 
38A
/
10S1008
Phone Number: (
301
435-3208
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Mr. L. Rodney Long leads a development group in creating applications for image-based biomedical information collection and dissemination. He is currently working in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute to develop a suite of tools for uterine cervix cancer databases.  His research interests are in telecommunications, systems biology, image processing, and scientific/biomedical databases.  He has an M.A. in applied mathematics from the University of Maryland.

Professional Organizations: 

He is a member of  the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) , the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the IEEE Computer Society.

Honors and Awards: 

Mr. Long has received numerous staff honors. In addition, he has received the NLM Regents Award for Scholarship and Technical Achievement (2002), the NIH Award of Merit (2007), the Federal Computer Week Fed 100 Award (2009), and the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) Award of Merit (2010).

Publications/Tools by Leonard Long: 
Xue Z, You D, Antani SK, Long LR, Demner-Fushman D, Thoma GR. Classification of Visual Signs in Abdominal CT Image Figures in Biomedical Literature. Proc. SPIE. 9039. Medical Imaging 2014: PACS and Imaging Informatics: Next Generation and Innovations. 90390T.
Xue Z, Jaeger S, Karargyris A, Candemir S, Antani SK, Long LR, Thoma GR, McDonald CJ. A System for Automated Screening for Tuberculosis using Digital Chest X-rays for Resources-Constrained Regions. NIH Intramural Research Festival, Bethesda MD, November 6-8, 2013.
Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Demner-Fushman D, Thoma GR. Classification of CT Figures in Biomedical Articles Based on Body Segments. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics (ICHI), pp.264,268, 9-11 Sept. 2013. doi: 10.1109/ICHI.2013.17.
Bryant B, Sari-Sarraf H, Wachtel M, Long LR, Antani SK. Fast GPU-based segmentation of H&E stained squamous epithelium from multi-gigapixel tiled virtual slides Proc. SPIE 8676, Medical Imaging 2013: Digital Pathology, 86760X (March 29, 2013); doi:10.1117/12.2007800
He L, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Histology image analysis for carcinoma detection and grading. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2012 Sep;107(3):538-56. doi: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2011.12.007. Epub 2012 Mar 20.
Xue Z, Antani SK, Long LR, Demner-Fushman D, Thoma GR. Window classification of brain CT images in biomedical articles. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012;2012:1023-9. Epub 2012 Nov 3.
Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR, Deserno TM. Content-based Image Retrieval For Advancing Medical Diagnostics, Treatment, and Education New Technologies for Advancing Healthcare and Clinical Practices. June 2011:1-17.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Spine x-ray image retrieval using partial vertebral boundaries. 24th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. Bristol, UK. June 2011.
Gururajan A, Kamalakannan S, Sari-Sharraf H, Shahriar M, Long LR, Antani SK. On the creation of a segmentation library for digitized cervical and lumbar spine radiographs. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2011 Jun;35(4):251-65. doi: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2010.11.006. Epub 2011 Mar 5.
Xue Z, Long LR, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Pathology-based vertebral image retrieval. Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: From Nano to Macro, ISBI 2011, March 30 - April 2, 2011, Chicago, Illinois, USA. pages 1893-1896, IEEE, 2011. doi: 10.1109/ISBI.2011.5872778.

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